Ariba Signs Agreement with Boliden
Leading European metals company to better manage spend and trading relationships through cloud-based solutions
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – February 21, 2012 – The global metals business is a highly cyclical one. To be competitive, companies must carefully manage their costs and trading relationships. Under the terms of a recently signed agreement, Boliden, a leading European metals company, will use cloud-based solutions from Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA), the world’s business commerce network, to enhance its sourcing process and better-manage the performance of key suppliers.
Among the solutions that Boliden will use: Ariba® Sourcing™ to negotiate best-value agreements for direct and indirect materials, Ariba Contract Management™ to ensure that the terms of these agreements are delivered on and complied with, and Ariba Supplier Information Management™ to more efficiently manage its trading relationships.
“With Ariba as the platform for its sourcing process, Boliden can better ensure that it is buying the right goods and services at the right prices from the right partners to accommodate its business needs as they evolve and change,” said Henrik Smedberg, Ariba Nordics.
Used by companies around the world, the Ariba® Network combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. To learn more about the Ariba Network offerings and the value that it can deliver, visit: www.ariba.com
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Ariba, Inc. is the world’s business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at: www.ariba.com
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